Michigan man gets 40-70 years for death of competitive billiards player; body found in Indiana
Gregory Noack accepted plea deal that put him behind bars for death of Dawn Fital
A man has been sentenced to 40 to 70 years in prison for killing a competitive billiards player from the Ann Arbor area.
Gregory Noack was charged in the June 2011 asphyxiation death of 45-year-old Dawn Fital in their Pittsfield Township apartment. Noack's plea to second-degree murder and other charges came just days before trial.
Sentencing is to take place Thursday before Washtenaw County Trial Court Judge David Swartz.
Noack told police he snapped after Fital refused to have sex. He says they had reconciled after she broke up with him in a phone call from a Las Vegas billiards tournament.
Fital's body was found in a suitcase in a Hobart, Ind., pond.
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